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There are 7 ways to get from Cambridge to Danbury by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  5h 14m

  1. Take the train from Boston to New Haven
  2. Take the train from New Haven to South Norwalk
  3. Take the train from South Norwalk to Danbury

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Bus  •  7h 18m

  1. Take the bus from Boston to Bridgeport "Greyhound"

$25 - $40

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Bus, train  •  7h 7m

  1. Take the bus from Boston to New Haven 2610 / ...
  2. Take the train from New Haven to South Norwalk New Haven

Drive  •  2h 44m

  1. Drive from Cambridge to Danbury 156.7 miles

$15 - $23

Fly to New York La Guardia, train  •  6h 26m

  1. Fly from Boston (BOS) to New York La Guardia (LGA) BOS - LGA
  2. Take the train from Grand Central to Danbury

Fly to New York JFK, train  •  6h 30m

  1. Fly from Boston (BOS) to New York JFK (JFK) BOS - JFK
  2. Take the train from Grand Central to Danbury

Fly to Newark, train  •  6h 31m

  1. Fly from Boston (BOS) to Newark (EWR) BOS - EWR
  2. Take the train from Grand Central to Danbury

Cambridge to Danbury by train

The train journey time between Cambridge and Danbury is around 6h 21m and covers a distance of around 211 miles. The fastest train normally takes 4h 26m. Operated by Amtrak, Amtrak Northeast Regional and MTA Bus Company, the Cambridge to Danbury train service departs from Boston and arrives in Danbury. Typically 45 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
6h 21m
Fastest train time:
4h 26m
Trains per week:
45
Cheapest price:
-
Carbon emissions:
17 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
06:15
Last train departs at:
21:36

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Cambridge to Danbury train schedules

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The cheapest way to get from Cambridge to Danbury is to drive which costs $15 - $23 and takes 2h 44m.

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The quickest way to get from Cambridge to Danbury is to drive which costs $15 - $23 and takes 2h 44m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Cambridge to Danbury. However, there are services departing from Boston and arriving at Hart Pulse Point via Bridgeport Transportation Center and Norwalk WHEELS Hub. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 18m.

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No, there is no direct train from Cambridge to Danbury. However, there are services departing from Boston and arriving at Danbury via New Haven and South Norwalk. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 14m.

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The distance between Cambridge and Danbury is 139 miles. The road distance is 156.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Cambridge to Danbury without a car is to train which takes 5h 14m and costs .

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It takes approximately 5h 14m to get from Cambridge to Danbury, including transfers.

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Cambridge to Danbury bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Boston station.

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Cambridge to Danbury train services, operated by Amtrak, depart from Boston station.

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The best way to get from Cambridge to Danbury is to train which takes 5h 14m and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $25 - $40 and takes 7h 18m.

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Map of how to get from Cambridge to Danbury.
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  • Distance: 139.3 miles
  • Duration: 5h 14m

What companies run services between Cambridge, MA, USA and Danbury, CT, USA?

You can take a train from Cambridge to Danbury via New Haven and South Norwalk in around 5h 14m. Alternatively, Greyhound USA operates a bus from Boston to Bridgeport once daily. Tickets cost $23 - $35 and the journey takes 4h 10m.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Boston to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$19 - $300
Flights from Boston to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$19 - $310
Flights from Boston to Newark
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$18 - $280
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Boston to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $480
Flights from Boston to New York La Guardia via Martha's Vineyard
Ave. Duration
2h 49m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from Boston to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Boston to New York JFK via Martha's Vineyard
Ave. Duration
3h 18m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$400 - $1,200
Flights from Boston to New York JFK via Nantucket
Ave. Duration
3h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $440
Flights from Boston to Newark
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $460
Flights from Boston to Newark via Nantucket
Ave. Duration
3h 1m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$65 - $460
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Boston to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $470
Flights from Boston to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $550
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Boston to Newark
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $480
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Boston to Newark
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $450
Cape Air
Website
capeair.com
Flights from Boston to New York JFK via Martha's Vineyard
Ave. Duration
3h 18m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$400 - $1,200
Train operators
Amtrak

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Boston to New Haven
Ave. Duration
2h 1m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Premium
$190 - $280
Flexi Coach Seat
$50 - $80
Business Seat
$50 - $75
Amtrak Northeast Regional

Amtrak’s Northeast Regional train service serves the US’ busy northeast corridor from Virginia to Massachusetts; major stops include Boston, Providence, New York City, Philadelphia, Washington DC and Baltimore. Amenities include Wi-Fi, a quiet car, cafe and business-class seating, and travelling with a small dog or cat is permitted. Book at least 14 days in advance for a cheaper Saver Fare.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Boston to New Haven
Ave. Duration
2h 54m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $110
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
$50 - $110
Business Class Seat
$80 - $150
MTA Bus Company
Website
mta.info
Train from New Haven to South Norwalk
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
mta.info
Train from South Norwalk to Danbury
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Schedules at
mta.info
Train from Grand Central to Danbury
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
5 times a week
Schedules at
mta.info
Bus operators
FlixBus-us
Website
flixbus.com
Bus from Boston to New Haven
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
flixbus.com
Greyhound USA

Greyhound is a leading bus company based in Dallas, Texas, serving over 3800 destinations across North America, Mexico and Canada. Greyhound carries around 18 million passengers a year who travel 5.4 billion miles (8.6 billion km) a year on their fleet of around 1700 vehicles. For travel flexibility, you can board or get off a Greyhound bus at official Greyhound stations, partner stations and curbside stops. There are around 230 Greyhound stations across the US where you can both catch your bus and buy tickets, that are also available on the official website and via the mobile app.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Boston to Bridgeport
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$23 - $35
Flexible
$40 - $65

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The quickest flight from Boston Airport to New York La Guardia Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 15m.

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Cambridge to Danbury bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Bridgeport station.

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Cambridge to Danbury train services, operated by MTA Bus Company, arrive at Danbury station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Cambridge to Danbury is 157 miles. It takes approximately 2h 44m to drive from Cambridge to Danbury.

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Cape Air, JetBlue Airways, American Airlines and Delta offer flights from Boston Airport to New York La Guardia Airport.

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There are 30+ hotels available in Danbury. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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